Krishan Pal Gurjar

Summary

Krishan Pal Gurjar
Krishan Pal addressing at the inauguration of the “National Workshop on Autism Tools”, organised by the National Trust under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, in New Delhi.jpg
Minister of State
Government of India
Assumed office
26 May 2014
Prime MinisterNarendra Modi
Ministry
Term
Minister of Power
Minister of Heavy Industries
7 July 2021 - Incumbent
Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment9 November 2014 - 7 July 2021
Minister of Road Transport & Highways
Minister of Ports, Shipping & Waterways
26 May 2014 - 9 November 2014
Member of Parliament
Lok Sabha
Assumed office
2014
Preceded byAvtar Singh Bhadana
ConstituencyFaridabad
Transport Minister
Government of Haryana
In office
11 May 1996 – 24 July 1999
Chief MinisterBansi Lal
Member of Haryana Legislative Assembly
In office
2009–2014
Preceded byconstituency created
Succeeded byLalit Nagar
ConstituencyTigaon
In office
1996–2005
Preceded byMahender Pratap
Succeeded byMahender Pratap
ConstituencyMewla Maharajpur
Personal details
Born (1957-02-04) 4 February 1957 (age 64)
Faridabad, Punjab, India
(now in Haryana, India)
CitizenshipIndian
NationalityIndian
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s)Nirmla Devi
ChildrenDevinder Chaudhary (Sr. Deputy Mayor of MCF)
Parent(s)
  • Hans Raj Zaildar (father)
ResidenceSector-28, Faridabad

Krishan Pal Gurjar[1] (born 4 February 1957) is an Indian politician and is the present Minister of State of Power and Heavy Industries. As a Member of Parliament in the Lok Sabha, he represents the Faridabad constituency in the state of Haryana. He won this seat in the 2014 Indian general election as a BJP candidate by a margin of 4,66,873 votes and he won election with margin of over 6 lakh in 2019 from Faridabad constituency.[2]

Early life and education

Krishan Pal Gurjar was born in Mewla Maharajpur, Faridabad, Haryana on 4 February 1957 to Hans Raj Zaildar.[3][4] He completed his graduation from Jawaharlal Nehru College in 1978 and got his law degree from Meerut University.[5]

Career

He won the Corporation Councilor election in 1994 as a Bhartiya Janta Party candidate and became the party's State Minister. He became the Member of Legislative Assembly of Haryana for Mewla Maharajpur constituency in 1996. He won the MLA seat in next two consecutive terms again.[6] He served as Transport minister in Bansi Lal government from 1996 to 1999. He later served as BJP state President of Haryana.[7]

Gurjar became Member of parliament, Lok Sabha from Faridabad in 2014 Indian general elections by defeating Avtar Singh Bhadana by 4,66,873 votes.[8] He defeated Bhadana again in 2019 Indian general elections by 6.44 lakh votes and became the member of 17th Lok Sabha.[9] He declared his assets worth over 10 crore (US$1.3 million) in the election affidavit.[5]

In May 2014, Gurjar became the Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways and Shipping. His ministry was later changed to Social Justice and Empowerment.[6] He continued the position of Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment in May 2019 Second Modi ministry.[10]

Positions held

S. No. Position / Ministries Tenure Along with

(Cabinet)

1. Transport Minister of Haryana 1996-1999 -
2. Minister of Shipping, Road Transport and Highways

(Minister of State)

2014-2019 Pon Radhakrishnan
3. Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment

(Minister of State)

2019-Incumbent Thawar Chand Gehlot

(Cabinet)

Ramdas Athawale,

Rattan Lal Kataria

Office held

S. No. Position Constituency Institution Political Party Tenure Ref
1. Member of Municipal Corporation --- Municipal Corporation BJP 1994-1996 [6]
2. Member of Legislative Assembly Mewla Maharajpur Haryana Legislative Assembly BJP 1996-1999 [3]
3. Member of Legislative Assembly Mewla Maharajpur Haryana Legislative Assembly BJP 2000-2005 [3]
4. Member of Legislative Assembly Tigaon Haryana Legislative Assembly BJP 2009-2014 -
5. Member of Parliament Faridabad (Lok Sabha constituency) Lok Sabha BJP 2014-2019 [11]
6. Member of Parliament Faridabad Lok Sabha BJP 2019–Present [12][11]
Krishan Pal addressing at the foundation stone laying ceremony of “Auxiliary Production Unite and State-of-the-Art Artificial Limbs Fitting Centre” of Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO) under DEPwD.

References

  1. ^ "Krishan Pal Gurjar | National Portal of India". www.india.gov.in. Retrieved 31 August 2020.
  2. ^ Kumar, Ashok (17 May 2014). "BJP's Gurjar wins Faridabad". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 14 July 2020.
  3. ^ a b c Krishan Pal Gurjar Biography, archived from the original on 18 November 2015, retrieved 15 October 2015
  4. ^ "Krishan Pal Gurjar | National Portal of India". www.india.gov.in. Retrieved 14 July 2020.
  5. ^ a b "Haryana MP Krishan Pal Gurjar Retained as MoS in Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment", News18, 31 May 2019
  6. ^ a b c "Three MPs from Haryana get ministerial berths", India Today, 31 May 2019
  7. ^ "List of Ex State Presidents". BJPHaryana.org.
  8. ^ "Lok Sabha Election result 2019: BJP's Krishan Pal leads in Faridabad; Congress' Avtar Singh Bhadana trails", Business Today, 23 May 2019
  9. ^ "Faridabad Election Result 2019: BJP's Krishan Pal Gurjar won with margin of over 6 lakh". www.timesnownews.com. Retrieved 14 July 2020.
  10. ^ "PM Modi allocates portfolios. Full list of new ministers", Live Mint, 31 May 2019
  11. ^ a b Faridabad (Lok Sabha constituency)
  12. ^ "Faridabad (Haryana) Lok Sabha Election Results 2019- Faridabad Parliamentary Constituency, Winning MP and Party Name". www.elections.in. Retrieved 31 August 2020.

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